The Top 10 Views in Dubai

Thanks to its distinct Skyscrapers and palm shaped island, you haven’t really seen the real Dubai until you have seen it from above. From flightseeing tours to marian cruises and skyscraper observation decks, here you will see where it is best to view it all.

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1. Alexandra Dhow Cruise Dubai Marina

This is a 90 foot traditional Arabic Dhow that has been refurbished to a high standard floating restaurant. It is not just a restaurant, but provides you with a holistic experience by cruising through Dubai Marina and in the lagoon created by the Palm Island. It allows you to see Dubai from the water in a way that walking or drive does not allow. The Alexandra provides food to satisfy all foodie needs, but also an onboard live entertainment to enjoy whilst you cruise.

2. Seawings Seaplane Tours

Seawings provides aerial sightseeing tours of Dubai, Abu Dhabi and Ras Al Khaimah, onboard the luxurious 9-seater seaplane. You get to experience once in a lifetime water take off, and landing enabling you to soak up the unobstructed views of Dubai, flying over all of its “must see” iconic places. Seaplane tours can be customized with add-ons or even chartered groups of up to 200 people to any of the seawings 25 destinations.

3. Fly High Dubai Helicopter Services

Enables you to view the sky scrapers from the air, allowing the sky line to really take shape. Admire the aerial views of the tower lined coats, but also hotel transfers and a choice of flight destinations and departures providing you convenience.

4. Burj Khalifa

Described as the vertical city and a living wonder. This was developed by Dubai based Emaar Properties PJSC and is the world’s tallest building. Rising gracefully from the desert below, it honours the city with its extraordinary union of art, engineering and meticulous craftsmanship. It has 200 Plus story and 160 habitable levels, the most of any building in the world. A fabulous spot to bungee jump from, if your nerves can take it. Or watch the night light show covering the whole building.

5. Observatory

Architecture lovers will in no doubt be in love with the incredible views to be seen from the floor to ceiling windows at the observatory restaurant. Located on the 52nd floor, the incredible 360 degree look out is exceptionally impressive after dark, with the warm glow of the illuminated city below.

6. Barasti Beach

If you are not about city life, you can easily escape to the coast and get your tan topped up. Barasti Beach is the ultimate beach hangout and boasts beautiful views across the Arabian Gulf, set against the backdrop of towering skyscrapers. Here you can swim, sip cocktails on tap and sunbathe… what more could you want?

7. Embassy Dubai

If you fancy a cocktail with a view, this is the place for you. You are spoilt for choice with rooftop bars in Dubai however if you head to the Embassy you will not be disappointed. Look across the city whilst you sip on your drink, dine or dance to the regular live DJ sets. 

8. The Bateaux Dubai.

A different way to dine and see the city. The Bateaux is a unique cruise showing you the history parts of the city. Diners can enjoy a la carte dinner whilst gliding down the tranquil waterways and observing the city’s building along the way.

9. The off road adventure

Quad biking allows you to drive freely along the red sand dunes to see the landscape and views for yourself. Available to hire, you can follow the natural trails of the dunes and bounce along the most iconic patch of sand.

10. Al Maha Desert Resort and Spa

Why not try a night at this hotel which boasts on breathtaking views across the desert, taking glamping to the next level. Luxury tented style villas featuring your own infinity pools allows you to sleep beneath the stars. A place for relaxation and offers villas overlooking one of the natural oases, where you can watch wild gazelles and arabian oryx stop for a drink- the perfect holiday picture to remember.